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Christie: 'Every Death Iran Causes Is on Barack Obama's Head'

Christie: 'Every Death Iran Causes Is on Barack Obama's Head'
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By    |   Wednesday, 02 September 2015 03:56 PM

President Barack Obama believes the nuclear agreement that's been reached with Iran is his legacy, Chris Christie said Wednesday, and he agrees.

"He always believes he is the smartest guy in the room and he gets it and nobody else does," the New Jersey governor and GOP presidential candidate told Fox News' "Outnumbered" panel.

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"He believes this is his legacy and I do too. People will look back and say this is the worst thing this president has ever done and every death Iran causes is on Barack Obama's head."

Christie, a former federal prosecutor, also said he wants to know what kind of deals were made to get the nation's lawmakers to agree to back Obama should he veto a congressional decision to reject the deal.

Earlier on Wednesday, Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski said she will support the deal, giving Obama the 34 Senate votes needed to sustain his veto. With her decision, 32 Senate Democrats and two independents who vote Democratic now back the agreement.

"I cannot believe a lot of these folks would agree to this without getting something else from the president," Christie said. "I would like the president to chronicle the deals in back rooms, secret deals, we know he made secret deals with Iran... what secret deals has he made with members of Congress?"

Meanwhile, he hopes that people who support the deal "are ready to live with the conduct of people who are the largest state sponsors of terror in the world."

"They [Iran] want to wipe Israel off the map," the governor said. "I hope they're ready to live with people who think we are the 'Great Satan.' There are now testing missiles not [only] to shoot at Israel, but shoot at us."

Christie also ridiculed a provision in the agreement that allows for up to a 24-day period before inspectors can examine Iran's nuclear facilities.

"Even the stupidest criminal in New Jersey knows to get the evidence out in 24 days, but the Iranians are not stupid and they will take advantage of this," he told the show.

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